Billing itself as "the antistudio," Lions Gate has methodically built a business by exploiting such niches as horror, teen comedies and urban-artsy pics as well as cable TV dramas like "The Dead…
The U.K.'s biggest private terrestrial broadcaster, ITV, is poised to win the auction for one of Blighty's most popular Web sites, Friends Reunited.
The WB is giving two of its frosh skeins a vote of confidence, ordering additional episodes of "Related" and "Twins."
The Latin Grammys change of language and network has given the flagging awards show a big shot in the arm.
CBS and NBC improved their standing with special programming, but ABC's regular-series hits dominated the opening Sunday of the November sweep. Night included a live debate on NBC's "The West Wing,"…
NBC Universal has acquired an option to buy Paxson Communications and installed one of its own in the top job at the network, which owns 60 stations. NBC U paid $25 million for an 18-month option to…
Connie Chung is returning to cable, this time with husband Maury Povich for a half-hour weekend news program on MSNBC. The show, which premieres Jan. 7, will look at the week's headlines, bringing in…
The 18th European Film Awards, which will take place Dec. 3 in Berlin, will be broadcast in at least 23 countries in Europe. With a few more deals to be confirmed, 10 broadcasters have acquired…
Cinema Tout Ecran, the fest that bridges the divide between film and television, wrapped Sunday with local pic "Ryna" reigning supreme. Geneva-based helmer Ruxandra Zenide's Romania-set pic, about a…
CBS and NBC improved their standing with special sweeps programming but ABC's regular series hits dominated Sunday night's ratings race, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
ESPN has bought exclusive cable TV rights to its first independent movie, "Through the Fire," a documentary that premiered at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.